Angry Chickz Brings its Signature Flavors to Texas

Angry Chickz Brings its Signature Flavors to Texas

Popular SoCal Nashville Hot Chicken brand announces area development deal in Houston and San Antonio

Angry Chickz Brings its Signature Flavors to TexasHouston, TX  (RestaurantNews.comAngry Chickz, the Southern California-born Nashville Hot Chicken brand, is set to spice up the Lone Star State with its first Texas location opening in Houston this October.

Jim Wang, a seasoned restaurateur and multi-unit franchisee, operates over 50 restaurants across seven states, including 14 JINYA Ramen Bars. After visiting Angry Chickz in Aliso Viejo, he was thoroughly inspired by the brand’s growth story and unique flavors and immediately recognized the potential for scaling Angry Chickz throughout Texas.

“While I was visiting California recently, I heard about the concept and its unique history and had to try it firsthand,” said Jim Wang. “Not only was the chicken utterly fantastic, but I immediately recognized the opportunity to scale this concept and stand out in the chicken category. This brand has so much talent and the food is simply exceptional.”

Jim Wang’s development agreement with Angry Chickz, aims to bring the brand’s signature heat throughout Texas with its first location opening in Houston with plans to expand to San Antonio and beyond. With Wang’s extensive experience in the restaurant industry, the launch is bound to be a swift success.

Angry Chickz Founder and CEO David Mkhitaryan has his sights set on expanding throughout Texas and is confident that Wang is the ideal partner to grow the brand in the State.

“Welcoming Jim to the Angry Chickz Family marks a significant milestone,” said Mkhitaryan. “Strategic franchise partnerships like this allow us to reach more communities, create jobs and spread the joy of our signature hot chicken.”

Founded in 2018, Angry Chickz has quickly become a cult favorite for its flavorful and fiery chicken sandwiches, tenders, and legendary mac & cheese. For more information, visit

About Angry Chickz

Angry Chickz is a renowned Nashville hot chicken brand that has taken the west by storm. Founded by David Mkhitaryan in 2018, Angry Chickz has become a go-to destination for food enthusiasts seeking bold, flavorful, spicy fried chicken. With its roots in a 900-square-foot storefront in LA’s East Hollywood neighborhood, Angry Chickz quickly gained a devoted following by serving the best Nashville hot chicken with unmatched customer service. With his passion for spice and desire to provide uniquely delicious culinary experiences, David created the perfect recipe for the brand’s signature spicy chicken tenders. As featured in QSR’s “Ones to Watch” section, recognized in QSR’s 40 under 40 – America’s Hottest Startup Fast Casuals and proudly named among Fast Casual 2024’s “20 Brands to Watch,” these accolades speak volumes about their prime position in the dynamic fast-casual space. To learn more information and see where Angry Chickz is headed next, visit

Paul Donahie